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the gr(a/e)y grrls

by Unknown (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Jul 05, 2019 01:07 AM
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Why is there a correlation between having Gray/Grey as your surname and having fabulous design sense? There's the historical gobsmackery of Eileen Gray (architect, furniture designer), the minimal brilliance of Louise Gray (quilter), and the over-the-top [...]

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Have Clock, Will Travel

by Geoff Manaugh (noreply@blogger.com) from BLDGBLOG  (design blog) — Jun 29, 2019 01:08 AM
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[Image: From The Hunt For Red October, via Quora]. There’s a throwaway line in The Hunt For Red October where a submarine navigator jokes, “Give me a stopwatch and a map, and I’ll fly the Alps in a plane with no windows.” I was reminded of that [...]

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Cliff Burlew

The Gattman Residence by Cliff Burlew

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Jun 02, 2019 01:08 AM
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The Gattman Residence by Cliff Burlew is currently on the market and is a site to behold. The house was built in 1959 located in Encino California. There is a nice juxtaposition to the appearance of the front and the back of the house. The front, a subtle [...]

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cloudcroft cabin concept

by Unknown (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — May 28, 2019 01:08 AM
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We've been making progress on the design of the cabin! The above is a nifty realization of the guiding concept, which is quite sweet! I say 'guiding concept' because the earthly realities of budget and gravity (see that cantilever way over yonder?) [...]

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writing on walls again: albuquerque

by Unknown (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — May 27, 2019 01:08 AM
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Quick trip to Albuquerque to handle some estate business, see a bro, eat some chile, and gawk at some murals and rock art. Had originally hoped to ride the tram to the top of the Sandias but high winds kept from the mount. [...]

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Mid Century Modern in Toronto

Mid Century Modern in Toronto

by Tyler  (modern blog) — May 25, 2019 01:07 AM
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This Mid Century Modern in Toronto is currently on the market. Lately there has been quite a few nice mid century homes for sale but this one caught my attention. I feel like the outside is hiding how nice the interiors are. You can’t help being [...]

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The MHA Site Office by Open Space

The MHA Site Office by Open Space

by Tyler  (modern blog) — May 16, 2019 01:08 AM
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I have to admit that I get a little excited when Open Space releases a new video. The MHA Site Office designed by architects A. Quincy Jones, Whitney R. Smith and structural engineer Edgardo Contini in 1947 in the housing tract known as Crestwood Hills is [...]

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A’ Design Awards & Competition – Winners

by Tyler  (modern blog) — May 11, 2019 01:08 AM
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It’s that time, time to announce the A’ Design Award & Competition winners for 2017-2018! A’ Design Award & Competition (designaward.com), is the World’s largest and most diffused international design awards. Winners from 99 countries [...]

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Ceramicist Julie Nelson

Ceramicist Julie Nelson

by Tyler  (modern blog) — May 06, 2019 01:08 AM
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Ceramicist Julie Nelson has her own way of taking a living thing and making them alive in another form. I first came across her work in the form of an almost cubist style human hand. Her series of human hands is probably my favorite. Most of use our hands [...]

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Earth Day 2018: Countdown

by Denis Du Bois from Energy Priorities  (green blog) — Apr 22, 2019 01:08 AM
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639 more days. That’s how long it will be until Inauguration Day 2021, as of this writing. See an up-to-the-minute POTUS Turnover Countdown [...]

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